Shinkansen bullet train line (JP)

Pile breaking in Japan! The first piles have been processed with Brextor®!

This in the impressive project “Pillars of Shinkansen Elevated Bridge” a remarkable project that contributes to the expansion of the Hokkaido Shinkansen in Tomakomai, Hokkaido.

The Pillars of Shinkansen Elevated Bridge consist of a series of concrete pillars supporting an elevated bridge for the Hokkaido Shinkansen, Japan’s high-speed railway network. Located in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, the bridge spans the Tomakomai River and is a central part of the planned extension from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo, which is scheduled for completion in 2030.

Number of piles: 60

Pile diameter: 1500mm

Removal height: 1800 mm